Portland Press has a national Read and Publish agreement with the University, allowing authors to publish open access in their journals for no additional cost.
Corresponding authors affiliated to the University can publish their papers as Gold OA articles in all five subscription and two fully open access journals (Biochemical Journal, Biochemical Society Transactions, Bioscience Reports, Clinical Science, Essays in Biochemistry, Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, and Neuronal Signalling), without needing to pay any article publishing charges (APCs).
To check eligibility and access the agreement
- Complete an APC request form to the University.
- When submitting use your @bham.ac.uk institutional domain or clearly show your affiliation.
- If you are funded, indicate your funder on submission.